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Stay updated with what’s happening at the Winchester Police Department. Announcements, alerts, press releases, and information about community events will be posted here and on our social media.

Oct 22, 2016
Police Increase Downtown Visibility and Enforcement of Rules

The Winchester Police Department is taking several steps to improve relationships and safety in Downtown Winchester.  During a press conference Wednesday…

Oct 6, 2016
Police Warn of Computer Virus Scam

Winchester Police are warning residents to be cautious of fake anti-virus alerts on their computers.  This week, two people in the city fell victim to computer…

Oct 4, 2016
Winchester Police Investigate Business Burglary

The Winchester Police Department is hoping the community can help identify a suspect in connection with a burglary at a local business.  The break-in occurred…

Sep 30, 2016
Winchester Officers Graduate from Crisis Intervention Training

On Friday, September 30, 2016, three Winchester Police Officers graduated from Crisis Intervention Training with the Northwestern Community Services Board Team…

Sep 23, 2016
Winchester Police Assist with Executing Search Warrant

Around 10:15 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2016, officers with the Winchester Police Department were called to assist the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office…

Sep 23, 2016
City to Hold Active Shooter Exercise on September 24

First responders in the City of Winchester will be conducting a full-scale active shooter training exercise on Saturday, September 24th at Daniel Morgan Middle…

Sep 20, 2016
Police Confirm No Attempted Abduction at Park

At 5:41 pm today, the City’s Emergency Communications Center received a call reporting an attempted abduction of a toddler in Jim Barnett Park. Five Winchester…

Sep 20, 2016
Police Response to Alleged Clown Sightings

Alleged Clown Sightings are gaining attention Nationwide. Winchester Police want to remind residents: It is illegal to wear a mask in public.  The crime is a…

Sep 12, 2016
Winchester Police Mourn Veteran Officer Killed in Crash

The Winchester Police Department lost a veteran Police Officer on Sunday. Master Police Officer Mike Brunson was killed when he crashed his pick-up truck while…

Sep 12, 2016
Winchester Police Support Area Nonprofits

The Winchester Police Department is gearing up to take part in the United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley’s annual “Day of Caring” on Wednesday, September…